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Policies and Procedure Announcements

General policies and procedures applicable to Superior Court for Cowlitz County.

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Cowlitz County Language Access Plan for Superior, District, and Juvenile Courts
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 02-11-2020
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2020 Court Schedule
 76 Downloads
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 10-22-2019
2020 Court Schedule calendar by courtroom without judicial rotation. Download ( pdf )
Court Office Access Policy
 755 Downloads
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 07-24-2018
Updated Supeiror Court Office Access Policy - Effective August 20, 2018 Download ( pdf )
Updated Community Service Policy
 798 Downloads
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 04-17-2018
Policy of the Court as to how requests for Community Service as an alternative to jail time in Superior Court Criminal Cases. Download ( pdf )
Criminal Bond Rider Policy
 777 Downloads
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 03-28-2018
Official court policy regarding the use of "Rider" bonds in criminal matters. Rider bonds are bonds to cover the period of time after a defendant is found guilty and prior to sentencing. Download ( pdf )
E-Signature Memorandum
 927 Downloads
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 08-02-2017
Restatement of the Court's Policy on acceptance of electronic, AKA  "E-Signatures" for court filings. Download ( pdf )
Guardian Ad Litem Signature Memo
 965 Downloads
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 11-26-2018
Policy regarding GAL signatures on documents. Download ( pdf )
Guardianship Attorney Fee Policy
 1748 Downloads
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 11-26-2018
New Policy regarding the payment of attorney fees in guardianship cases. Effective March 29, 2016. Download ( pdf )
Unlawful Detainer Summons Policy
 1875 Downloads
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 11-26-2018
Updated policy regarding the use of alternate return deadlines in Unlawful Detainer (Eviction) Summons Forms. Download ( pdf )
Trial Readiness Notices
 1655 Downloads
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 02-09-2016
Trial Readiness Notices to ALL PARTIES including Guardians on Trial Setting Notices Download ( pdf )
Interpreter Policy Update
 1725 Downloads
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 11-26-2018
Please read if scheduling an interpreter in Superior Court. Download ( pdf )
GR 31.1 Public Records Request Policy
 2123 Downloads
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 01-14-2016
Official policy regarding public records requests to the Court per General Rule 31.1 Download ( pdf )
LCR 88(d) Enforcement Memo
 2745 Downloads
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 04-23-2015
Cowlitz County Local Civil Rule 88(d) has not been regularly enforced in the past. Starting May 1, 2015, it will. Memo on policy from Judge Evans.   Download ( pdf )
Emergency Ex Parte Order Procedure (7 Apr 15)
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 04-08-2015
Change in emergency order procedures effective April 7, 2015. Download ( pdf )

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